☀September 1: Vaccine’s protection may wane with time. Social Security running short of funds.

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A man receives his second coronavirus vaccination, the Moderna vaccine, at the health center in Lagos, Nigeria Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021. Nigeria has begun the second rollout of COVID-19 vaccines as it aims to protect its population of more than 200 million amid an infection surge in a third wave of the pandemic. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

Good morning! It’s Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2021. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. CDC: Vaccination’s COVID protection may wane over time

A man receives his second coronavirus vaccination, the Moderna vaccine, at the health center in Lagos, Nigeria Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2021. Nigeria has begun the second rollout of COVID-19 vaccines as it aims to protect its population of more than 200 million amid an infection surge in a third wave of the pandemic. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

2. Natural disasters cost more, kill fewer, says UN

FILE – In this Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, file photo, Jacob Hodges, right, and his brother Jeremy Hodges work to clear debris from their storage unit which was destroyed by Hurricane Ida, in Houma, La. A new report from the United Nations weather agency finds the world is getting several times more weather disasters than in the 1970s. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

3. Winds push California wildfire closer to Lake Tahoe

FILE – In this Monday, Aug. 30, 2021, file photo, a firefighter monitors the Caldor Fire burning near structures in South Lake Tahoe, Calif. A new report from the United Nations weather agency finds the world is getting several times more weather disasters than in the 1970s. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

4. 6 California families who were in Afghanistan make it out

FILE – In this Aug. 24, 2021, file photo, provided by the U.S. Marine Corps, families walk toward their flight during ongoing evacuations at Hamid Karzai International Airport, in Kabul, Afghanistan. A school district in a San Diego suburb that is home to a large refugee population says many of its families who had taken summer trips to Afghanistan to see their relatives have gotten stuck there with the chaos following the withdrawal of U.S. troops. (Sgt. Samuel Ruiz/U.S. Marine Corps via AP, File)

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Social Security, Medicare may run short next decade

You’ve been paying into them your whole working life, but now the funds behind two basic programs for seniors may be short on cash. What caused the problem?

FILE – In this Feb. 11, 2005 file photo, trays of printed social security checks wait to be mailed from the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Management services facility in Philadelphia. The financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Social Security and Medicare is front and center as the government releases its annual report on the state of the bedrock retirement programs on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021. (AP Photo/Bradley C. Bower, File)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 Power problems delaying oil production, refineries getting back online.

🔴 Study says surgical masks prevent spread of COVID-19.

🔴 Ukrainian President Zelenskyy meets President Biden at White House.

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